Marina Abramović attacked in Florence

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On Sunday, 09/23, Marina Abramović was attacked during an autograph session at Palazzo Strozzi, in Florence, an institution that opened a major retrospective of the artist on the 21st. A 51-year-old man carried a painting through the event, a portrait of the artist painted by him, and then hit Abramović in the head with the painting. The man declared that he had to carry out the attack "because of my art". (via ArtNet News)

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